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CVE-2005-0177 Detail

Current Description

nls_ascii.c in Linux before 2.6.8.1 uses an incorrect table size, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (kernel crash) via a buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/index.php?id=a&anuncio=000930 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://linux.bkbits.net:8080/linux-2.6/cset@41e2bfbeOiXFga62XrBhzm7Kv9QDmQ Patch Vendor Advisory
http://marc.info/?l=full-disclosure&m=110846102231365&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-092.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/12598
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10298

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:2.6.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-0177
NVD Published Date:
03/07/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017